The Price Advantage
PART ONE: PRICING FUNDAMENTALS.
Chapter 1. Introduction.
Chapter 2. The Three Levels of Price Management.
PART TWO: EXPLORING THE LEVELS.
Chapter 3. Transaction.
Chapter 4. Product/Market Strategy.
Chapter 5. Industry Strategy.
PART THREE: SPECIAL TOPICS.
Chapter 6. New Product Pricing.
Chapter 7. Solutions, Bundles, and Other Packaged Offerings.
PART FOUR: UNIQUE EVENTS.
Chapter 8. Postmerger Pricing.
Chapter 9. Price Wars.
PART FIVE: EXPANDING THE BOUNDARIES.
Chapter 10. Technology-Enabled Pricing.
Chapter 11. Legal Issues.
PART SIX: BRINGING IT TOGETHER.
Chapter 12. Pricing Architecture.
Chapter 13. Driving Pricing Change.
Chapter 14. The Monarch Battery Case.
Chapter 15. Epilogue.
Appendix 1: Sample Pocket Price and Pocket Margin Waterfalls.
Appendix 2: Antitrust Issues.
Appendix 3: List of Acronyms.
About the Authors.
ERIC V. ROEGNER is a partner in the Cleveland office of McKinsey & Company. Since joining McKinsey in 1994, he has served clients in all major markets on a wide range of pricing and marketing issues. In addition, he has published several articles on pricing and marketing strategy in journals including Marketing Management, the OESA Journal, and The McKinsey Quarterly.
CRAIG C. ZAWADA is a partner in the Pittsburgh office of McKinsey & Company. Since joining McKinsey in 1997, he has worked with companies across a wide range of industries, helping them to identify and capture improvements in pricing. He is widely published in the area of pricing strategy, with articles appearing in the Harvard Busin ess Review, Mergers and Acquisitions, and The McKinsey Quarterly.
2. FRANCHISE BUILDING TOOLS. Book/workbook demonstrate simply transactional pricing tools such as McKinsey's own "pocket price waterfall." The waterfall demonstrates how companies can lose money within a series of transactions, or exploit opportunities at each step along the transaction pricing chain. Application of pocket price waterfall is now being applied to very complex pricing problems posed by competitive dynamics existing in every major industry, including Web-based businesses.